New York: Random House, (1958).
Hardcover. Second printing. 434pp. Small stain on page fine foredge, Ronald Sterne Wilkinson's copy with his contemporary signature on front fly, else near fine in a very good modestly scuffed dustwrapper with spine lightly faded. Inscribed by the author to Wilkinson on the front fly: "For Ronald Wilkinson, A fellow explorer of The American experience. Daniel J. Boorstin, Dec. 1981." The first volume and the hardest to find of this trilogy.